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José Manuel Arango
los hombres se echan a las calles
para celebrar la llegada de la noche

un son de
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I
Anneke Brassinga
Beminde, bolgewas voor wie wij uitkomst zoeken!
Die verstoken lanterfanterij van jou
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I AM A WRITER
Odia Ofeimun
I do not claim to be, I am a writer
as my passport insists
across decades, and still
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I AM CANNIBAL
Fungisayi Sasa
Take one man.
Remove his feet and head (for the head holds the mouth,
the mouth
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I AM VERY PRECIOUS
Melissa Lee-Houghton
I see all the black marks on the page, the lines
hallucinations falling off the edge of the
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I CANNOT MYSELF
Gabeba Baderoon
To come to this country,
my body must assemble itself

into photographs and
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I CANNOT THINK OF ALL THE PAINS
Mxolisi Nyezwa
i cannot think of all the pains in men’s breasts
without the urge to sleep, or to lie down, I
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I CAVALLI DI LEONARDO
Rutger Kopland
Al die schetsen die hij naliet –

eindeloze reeksen herhalingen: spierbundels, pezen,
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I DO NOT
Michael Palmer
I do not know English.

I do not know English, and therefore I can have nothing to...
I DON’T ‘GO ORGANIC’ OFTEN, BUT WHEN I DO
John Stammers
I don’t ‘go organic’ often, but when I do
cash registers explode, shop assistants lurch
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I GO INSIDE THE TREE
Jo Shapcott
Indoors for this ash
is through the bark:
notice its colour – asphalt
or slate in
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I HAD JUST HUNG UP FROM TALKING TO YOU
Jessica Greenbaum
I had just hung up from talking to you
and we had been so immersed in the difficulty...
I HATE
C.K. Williams
I hate how this unsummoned sigh-sound, sob-sound,
not sound really, feeling, sigh-feeling,
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I HAVE HEARD
Mehrdad Fallah

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I JEDNA OCAJNA
Hrvoje Pejakovic
premda je vjerojatno
preuranjeno govoriti o tome
mislim da bih veceras ipak
morao reci
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I KNEW A WOMAN
Ann Vickery
The inheritance of someone else’s story —
elevating ordinariness, therein
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I LIKE THEM
Musaemura Zimunya
I like the northern mountain of my home
crouching like a monstrous lion –
with a brown
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I LOVE YOU
Tsotso magazine
Did I ever say it to you face to face?
Or maybe I sang my way out to say it?
No. Not
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I LOVE YOU MORE THAN ALL THE WINDOWS IN NEW YORK CITY
Jessica Greenbaum
The day turned into the city
and the city turned into the mind
and the moving trucks
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I MJESEC TONE U MOčVARI
Gordana Benić
Angel Emanuel vidio je da više nema Mjeseca, nema rađanja, života, ni smrti...
I NEVER MEANT TO CROSS THE RIVER
Kelwyn Sole
Who is weeping bereft inside our yard?

O mother! Why can’t you hear from me the endless
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I PLEDGE THEE SURRENDER
Kristina Rungano
Woe is that building my love
For there it was I learnt war
When overcome by that cold
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I REAKTOR
Aase Berg
Berggrunden vrider sin massa och hamnar i rätt hack. Kontinentplattor kantrar och klyvs. Kom
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I SAT IN THE SUN
Jane Hirshfield
I moved my chair into sun
I sat in the sun
the way hunger is moved when called
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I SAW I DREAMT TWO MEN
Rickey Laurentiis
I saw I dreamt

Two men hoisted hung up not American the rope
Not closed on their
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I SEE YOU DANCING, FATHER
Brendan Kennelly
No sooner downstairs after the night’s rest

In the middle of the kitchen
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I SENSI
Stefano Dal Bianco
Il pesco che vedo fiorito tra i cumuli della città di Milano non è l’idea della vita che ...
I SEOMRA FEITHIMH AN DOCHTÚRA, 1974
Áine Uí Fhoghlú
Níorbh aon stró turas le fána ar dhá rothar
ón scoil,...
I TELL YA TRUE
Ali Cobby Eckermann
I can’t stop drinking, I tell you true
since I watched my daughter perish
She burned to
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I USED TO LIKE TOMATOES
Dambudzo Marechera
I get tired of the blood
And the coughing
and more blood
I get out of that flat real
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I WROTE A LITTLE HAIKU
Les Murray
I wrote a little haiku
titled ‘The Springfields’

Lead drips out
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I’M A STRANGER HERE MYSELF
Maura Dooley
We are looking for the station.
Seagulls draw a map above us
in fading light we cannot
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I. CHURCHILL DOWNS
Togara Muzanenhamo
Furlongs of sky curve fast over burning rails –
dirt thundering and flicking up beneath
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I. IN WHICH THE CARTOGRAPHER EXPLAINS HIMSELF
Kei Miller
You might say
my job is not
to lose myself exactly
but to imagine
what loss
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I.M. ADRIAAN MORRIËN
Rogi Wieg
Ik moest en zou wat zeggen. In dichtvorm dan.
Jij, in je witte pak, een slanke wolk op
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I.M. GEERT VAN OORSCHOT
Rogi Wieg
Ik vond je ooit, voor je dood, voorover liggend
op je bed. Je droeg een zwart pak en een
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I.M. ROGI WIEG
Rogi Wieg
Ik ben na 42 jaar een zwaargewonde tijger
zonder strepen, geen tijger meer van William...
IARNRÓD
Louis De Paor
Iarnród

Sa chiúnas roimh theacht na traenach
seasann sí ar an ardán lom,
a
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ICE
C.K. Williams
That astonishing thing that happens when you crack a needle-awl into a block of ice:
the way a
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ICELAND
Christopher James
At night I hear, faintly, the up-gush
of muddy geysers; the distant 'pop'
of a
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ICH HABE KEINE SCHÖNEN FÜßE
Ann Cotten
Ich habe keine schönen Füße
           
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ICHI-NO-TANI
Miriam Gamble
The emperor’s goods are sinking through the water.
Rich pickings – the quality of
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ICHOR
Dana Levin
The father died and then the mother
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ICHTHYS
Sigitas Parulskis
stovėjau viešbučio lange
šviesos žuvėdra trenkėsi
staiga į
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ICI LA-BAS
Jean-Michel Espitallier
1. Le monde est tout ce qui est là-bas.
2. La totalité du monde est la totalité des là-bas du
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ICICLES ROUND A TREE IN DUMFRIESSHIRE
Ruth Padel
We’re talking different kinds of vulnerability here. ...
ICONOGRAPHY
Alice Notley
The image wears large round glasses opaque blue
bigger than her upper face
I
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IDEAS OF MODERNITY IN SINGAPORE
Chris Mann
1
A few generations on from sampan and creek,
ships
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IDEEEN OVER DOODGAAN
Mark van Tongele
Krijg ik de sleutel tot de tijd te pakken? word
ik een door zwaartekracht krom gebogen straal
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IDENTITÉ
Jacques Roubaud
Quelle identité serait tienne, de ta mort ?

tu es, diraient certains, la tombe et son
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IDÍLIO
Teixeira de Pascoaes
Conforme vai crescendo
A noite sobre mim,
Mais próxima e real
É a tua aparição. . .
Os
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IDILLIO
Andrea Gibellini
Al mattino
sul terrazzo luccicato dal sole
sulla ringhiera nera bagnata
dall’acqua
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IEDERE CONVERSATIE EEN QUIZ
Micha Hamel
(op de simpele vraag:)
Wie maakt de patronen
in het kokosbrood?
Martin de
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IEDEREEN IS ER
Jan Baeke
Geen geluid. Geen enkel geluid.
Er was iets in het mechaniek verschoven
waardoor de
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IEMAND DIE ZICH VANWEGE LIEFDE DOOR ZIJN HOOFD WIL SCHIETEN NEEMT HET ERNSTIG EN DAT IS BELANGRIJK
Nachoem M. Wijnberg
Ik denk niet dat ik naar jullie kan kijken als jullie, de toneelspelers, niet kunnen toegeven dat
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IEMAND VAN ONS VIII
Robert Anker
Als wij op de steenweg lopen
met onze knapzak aan de paraplu
lachend en babbelend geen
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IETS ANDERS
Nachoem M. Wijnberg
Toen ik een kind was had ik kunnen doen alsof ik sliep naast wie ik liefhad, ...
IF THE VISITORS' BOOK IS TO BE BELIEVED
Noel Rowe
If the visitors’ book is to be believed
I’ve been sleeping in a room a ghost
usually
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IGNOTO DEO
Antero de Quental
Que beleza mortal se te assemelha,
Ó sonhada visão desta alma ardente,
Que reflectes em mim
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IGUAL MUERE LA HUELLA
Amparo Osorio
El viento esculpe rostros
y tú que vigilas la hierba
desconoces ahora los indicios ...
II
Santiago Mutis Durán
Te vi en la noche     niño     a la
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II
Antonella Anedda
Non volevo nomi per morti sconosciuti
eppure volevo che esistessero
volevo che una lingua
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II
Anneke Brassinga
Afblijven met die vuile vingers – wat het is,
bestaan, hoort ondoorgrond te zijn,
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II. CEMETERY OF THE UNION BENEVOLENT SOCIETY
Togara Muzanenhamo
Tangled vines breathe over cooling backs of stone,
sun-veined nut sedge bound tight over
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II. MOBILIZACIJA ZA ŽIVLJENJE
Taja Kramberger
Iz pesmi MOBILIZACIJE (v III. delih)


Čudak, odpadnik, ateist, ki
si
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III
Antonella Anedda
Prima di cena, prima che le lampade scaldino i letti e il fogliame
degli alberi sia
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III
Antonella Anedda
Per trovare la ragione di un verbo
perché ancora davvero non é tempo
e non sappiamo se
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III
Luis Eduardo Rendón
III 

Campanadas le ponen al día su hábito de monja y los pitos de los carros su
...
III
Slađan Lipovec

zabili smo se na izlazu
iz Križevaca u
nekoj pripizdini kiša je
lijevala i
...
III
Anneke Brassinga
Zoals aan de zwevende kreet van de buizerd
voor wie luistert op het veld,
zo is aan
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III. THE HAMILTON PIECE
Togara Muzanenhamo
From
Jordan’s Row
this slow silver light
stands solid in its place,...
IJMUIDEN
Marije Langelaar
Komen samen deze cellen met een vorm van ambitie
glijden slanggelijk een buis door die ons
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IJSGANG
Anneke Brassinga
De doorschenen mist tekent al schaduwen.
We trekken het water hoog op tot de kin
als
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IK
Leonard Nolens
Vandaag hebben vijf miljard mensen ik gezegd
Met een zoen, een scheermes, een bord spaghetti,
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IK BEN BLIJ DAT JE
Peter Verhelst
We hebben alles achtergelaten, we voelen voor het eerst sinds lang iets,
we gaan in de vlakte
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IK DOEK YN IN BAAI
Nyk de Vries
Ik doek yn in baai. Ik doek yn in baai dêr’t it wetter sa troebel fan wie dat ik gjin hân foar
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IK STA OP OM VAN GISTEREN EERGISTEREN TE MAKEN
Delphine Lecompte
Ik sta op om na te denken over gisteren
Gisteren heb ik een slecht gedicht geschreven...
IK WEET HET
Nachoem M. Wijnberg
Je wilt hier weg.
Want hier maken ze alle konijnen dood.
Maar je bent toch geen konijn.
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IK WIL
Eva Cox
een stad voor mijn verjaardag
met mensen huizen en een plein
een vijver met daarin een
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IK WOL DE SFEAR NET FERPESTE
Elmar Kuiper
myn potlead stammet ôf fan in beam.

ik neam dyn namme, do stapst
út in skiere
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IKONA NA INTABA OYAZIYO? KWEZI ZIMIYO EYAKA YAFUDUKA?
Nontsizi Mgqwetho
Intaba eyafudukayo “Mayibuye”
Nabo abantu Bako bazizantanta
Beqonda mhlope kuba Ilizwe
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IL CIRCO DEI NOSTRI
Gabriele Frasca
sarà la carne col suo sfrigolio
o il tonfo sordo in cui il respiro giace
per risucchiare
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IL CIRCUITO DI PERGUSA
Franco Buffoni
Martini fa da freno agli avversari
E il distacco di Moreno sta aumentando:
Nell'ora
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IL NUOVO DOTTOR LIVINGSTONE
Giampiero Neri
Intanto cerca di fare altre cose,
lascia un margine bianco sul tuo diario.
Viaggiatore
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IL PARTORIENTE
Valerio Magrelli
Presenza e assenza.
Mutazione geologica.
Io che cedo sotto il suo peso. ...
IL PIANO
Stefano Dal Bianco
Quando mi stendo sul tappeto del salotto e guardo in alto, a volte c’è una mosca a
volte un
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IL SALUTO
Davide Rondoni
Poi il cuore si fa silenzioso
e tutti i clamori, gli stupiti
mancamenti, e questi uccelli
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IL SOGNO DELLA MADRE
Stefano Dal Bianco
Se state guardando una madre che dorme in poltrona
in un qualsiasi dopopranzo invernale ...
IL SOLE
Aldo Nove
Perche  c’erano strade su cui andare
e il cielo da guardare che incombeva...
IL VETRINO
Stefano Dal Bianco
Una sera, ero in ritardo, con un asciugamano, inavvertitamente, ho urtato una preziosa ...
IL Y A
Claude Esteban
Il y a la route avec ses trous,
il y a partout cette menace immense


qu’on m’appelle,
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ILANGA LEMPUCUKO
Dion Nkomo
Kanti ilanga lempucuko lalingakhanyi kithi?
Bathi ukuthula sasingakwazi
Siphila ngegazi
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IM BRUNNEN
Jan Wagner
sechs, sieben meter freier fall
und ich war weiter weg
als je zuvor, ein kosmonaut...
IM FENSTER, AM WINZIGEN
Nico Bleutge
sichtausschnitt: das getrocknete öl
auf den bänken. darunter der harte
rissige boden das
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IM JAHRE EINS, DAS WAR
Lutz Seiler
das scharren am boden, aufgekratztes
schweigen &
vom tod gefaltet: winterfliegen.
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IM MISANTROPHIEMUSEUM
Ann Cotten
Töpfe!
Augenhöhe –      Scherben!
All diese Kellen und Ideale,...
IMAGO
Franz Wright
From my cell I was staring at a cloud, a dog decaying in the woods, etc., as I took up the
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IMBONO YASEKUDINGISWENI
Mazisi Kunene
Sabe sesihlala ezihlabathini ogwini lolwandle
Sabe sesibuka ukuwa nokuphakama kwamagagasi...
IME
Zvonko Maković
Naravno da te prešucujem:
na brzinu izmišljam laži
kojima bih poticao sjecanje
na
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IMMANENT ZELFPORTRET
Pieter Boskma
Het blijft raar om ’s ochtends zonder liefde op te staan,
je met lichte huiver door de
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IMMIGRANT
Tabish Khair
It hurts to walk on new legs:
The curse of consonants, the wobble of vowels.

And
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IMMIGRATION
Ali Alizadeh
I’ll tell you why.
To survive

the onslaught of religion.
To outlive
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IMPASSABLE BRIDGE
Mzi Mahola
I phoned for an MP
A former bosom friend.
His secretary asked,
In connection with
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IMPERIAL MEASURE
Vona Groarke
The kitchens of the Metropole and Imperial hotels yielded up to the Irish Republic
their
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IMPOSIBIL DE URNIT
Dan Coman
sînt imposibil de urnit. fără nimic înăuntrul
meu însă imposibil de
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IMPROWIZACJA
Adam Zagajewski
Trzeba wziąć na siebie cały ciężar świata
i uczynić go
...
IN
Hannah Lowe
(1947)
 
In Liverpool, you walk the dock for hours
In your bag, a box of
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IN A DINER ABOVE THE LAMOILLE RIVER
Greg Delanty
The rocks below on the river trail foam fins ...
IN A NORTHERN CITY, SUDDENLY
Ingrid de Kok
Thought I recognized the tilt of his shoulder,
hands in both coat pockets,
and the cleft of
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IN A ROOM TO LET
Merlinda Bobis
every night from work,
she proceeds to test for damp
the lingerie redundant on the
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IN A WAKEFUL DREAM
Ouyang Yu
i would like to talk to them on another planet
the night as vast as a graveyard
my bed like
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IN A WALLED GARDEN
Paddy Bushe
There are street noises. Church bells overhead
Reassure me. With things as normal as they
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IN A WHITE TOWN
Daljit Nagra
She never looked like other boys’ mums.
No one ever looked without looking again
at the
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IN AINM NA MÁITHREACHA
Bríd Ní Mhóráin
Síneann slabhra slán
Ó Bhrigit, bé na filíochta,...
IN ALBUMEN, IN PIXELS, IN BRICKS
Doireann Ní Ghríofa
I

In pregnancy, a woman carries
a baby’s ovaries like little fists...
IN ANOTHER LIFE
Kim Moore
And I feel that in another life, I must have known you –
maybe we were brothers who
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IN BASHO'S HOUSE
Peter Skrzynecki
In Basho’s house
there are no walls,
no roof, floors
or pathway—
nothing to
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IN BED WITH LORCA
Merlinda Bobis
when fringe of lips
and tips of hair
run a sweet fever
at one o’clock in
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IN BED WITHOUT
Kobus Moolman
So most nights.

So every other night.

So every other night when not
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IN CAMERA 1
Lucas Malan
Verskans in Duchess Court het sy behou:
antieke meubels en ‘n wankel waardigheid;

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IN CANTINA
Roberto Baronti Marchiò
Ritrovo in cantina
gli oggetti lasciati anni fa,
riposti a memoria.
Il biglietto
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IN DE ALPEN
Nyk de Vries
Het ergste wordt altijd overschaduwd door iets wat nog weer erger is. Nadat haar been was
...
IN DE KWAL ROEPT DE ZEE
Tonnus Oosterhoff
O, roept de zee in de kwal.
De zee in de kwal roept
...
IN DE MORGEN
Rutger Kopland
Er moet iets zijn als we inslapen
we gingen liggen en sliepen in

wat was het
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IN DE RUIMTE
Jeroen Theunissen
1.

Ik, eenendertig, blakend van kracht en gezondheid,
van vreugde en woede, trok
...
IN DE TUIN
Rutger Kopland
Toen dat gat in de tuin was gegraven,
die kat daar nog naast in het gras,
maar de tijd
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IN DE VERTE
K. Schippers
Je hebt iets uitgeleend, je wilt het terug,
een boek of zijn het bamzaaistokjes, je...
IN DE WINTER BUITEN WONEN
Anne Vegter
We misten je pas toen je vertrek niet langer kon worden uitgesteld.
Later in de dag breaking
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IN DEEP, DOWN PAST SLEEP
Jill Jones
The way you turn at night toward me
so I take your breath across my face, then
away.
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IN DEFENCE OF ADULTERY
Julia Copus
We don’t fall in love: it rises through us
the way that certain music does –
whether a
...
IN DEN OUDEN KONINGSTUIN
J. Slauerhoff
In den ouden koningstuin
Wandlen wij, droef en vermoeid,
Alle beelden werden puin,...
IN DEPARTING LIGHT
Robert Gray
My mother all of ninety has to be tied up
in her wheelchair, but still she leans far out of it
...
IN DER PROVINZ 1
Durs Grünbein
(Normandie)


Eingefallen am Bahndamm
Liegt ein Hundekadaver, quer im
...
IN DER PROVINZ 2
Durs Grünbein
(Auf Gotland)


Nur dies gab es auf lange Sicht hier, diesen Wellenfluß
Von
...
IN DER PROVINZ 3
Durs Grünbein
(Böhmen)


Die Stille um einen toten Maulwurf
Am Rand eines Weizenfeldes, sie
...
IN DER PROVINZ 4
Durs Grünbein
(Campania)


Wie der Gekreuzigte lag dieser Frosch
Plattgewalzt auf dem heißen
...
IN DER PROVINZ 5
Durs Grünbein
(Bei Aquincum)


Wie vom Reisewagen gestreift eines fliehenden Siedlers
Lag auf
...
IN DIE DONKERKAMER
Danie Marais
Ek het foto’s geneem op al die ver plekke
waar ek was sonder jou;
foto’s wat moes bewys
...
IN DRUMCLIFF CHURCHYARD
Gerard Smyth
where we stopped to find the epitaph,
it seemed just right that we were lost
in rain
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IN EEN STUK
Charl-Pierre Naudé
“Ken die gevoel,” grinnik my vriend, besig om te skei.
“Maar bring jou ‘donker woud van Dante’
...
IN ENDCLIFFE PARK
Andrew Greig
A speck of dust no weightier than a thought
must have touched dead water.
I did not see
...
IN EUROPE
Pam Brown
I’m leaning
on a pillar
under a high
squinch arch,
breezy
brown leaves
swirl
...
IN FRONT OF A COMMA
Claire Potter
Seven hours earlier, beside a park bench
he slept standing

Now pendulous & out
...
IN HET RESTAURANT
Remco Campert
Jonge vrouw met gouden hoofddoek
vreemde zwarte zwaan zelden waargenomen
in de bijt van
...
IN HOC SIGNO
Jan de Roek
In deze wereld van beschermde gebouwen
van humoristen, zangers, couturiers, reisbureaus en
...
IN JAKOB’S HOUSE
Karen Press
1.
On one morning, Jakob, holding my hand
though I was holding yours, you took me
from my
...
IN LOVE, HIS GRAMMAR GREW
Stephen Dunn
In love, his grammar grew
rich with intensifiers, and adverbs fell
madly from the sky
...
IN MEMORIAM
Willem van Toorn
Ik droomde dat je naast me lag vannacht.
Je was al ziek. Je zei: tot in mijn merg
ben
...
IN MEMORIAM MIJZELF
J. Slauerhoff
Door vijanden omringd,
Door vrienden in den nood
Geschuwd als aas dat stinkt,
Houd
...
IN MEMORY OF RADKA TONEFF
Jan Erik Vold
Om høsten. Bladene faller. En venn
kjører inn

i skogen, en av dem
...
IN MOSCOW WITH MANDELSTAM
Rustum Kozain
I’m getting to know Mandelstam
and his careful, monochrome voice;
his slow, uncertain
...
IN NEDERLAND . . .
J. Slauerhoff
In Nederland wil ik niet leven,
Men moet er steeds zijn lusten reven,
Ter wille van de
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IN OCTOBER
Jane Gibian
the harsh wind blows particles of red dirt
into your eyes; the farmers’ rich topsoil ...
IN PERIGORD
Laurie Duggan
Fern shapes in rock; ...
IN SILENCE WE SING
Albert Nyathi
Even the silent ants
Trampled upon by giant elephants
Do sing a silent song
...
IN SWITSERLAND
Danie Marais
In Lusern dryf die witste swane
op die Reuss se glashelder turkoois
by 16de eeuse Barok
...
IN THAT YEAR
Kim Moore
And in that year my body was a pillar of smoke
and even his hands could not hold me....
IN THE ABSENCE OF VISION!
Freedom T.V. Nyamubaya
The earth starts to vomit skeletons long buried,
Once swallowed by time,
As politics
...
IN THE BATHHOUSE
Katia Kapovich
And when at last I used to leave the house
after the lazy Sunday rest,
the sun was high.
...
IN THE BEGINNING
David Malouf
The table’s there in the kitchen, where I kneel
on a high chair, tongue at air, trawling a
...
IN THE CRADLE OF HUMANKIND
Karen Press
Geological time locates us
at the crossroads of hominids and democracy,
wiser or younger or
...
IN THE GARDEN
Matthew Sweeney
While I was shawling the strawberries
with fine green netting, you told me
about the cow
...
IN THE GLOAMING
Jennifer Maiden
The door isn’t locked. You walk
through the empty rooms and look for a person
...
IN THE KITCHEN
Penelope Shuttle
A jug of water
has its own lustrous turmoil

The ironing board thanks god
for
...
IN THE LOOP
Bob Hicok
I heard from people after the shootings. People
I knew well or barely or not at all.
...
IN THE MARGINS
John F. Deane
The day he reached, furtively,
into his inside pocket and showed me

my poem cut
...
IN THE MUSIC OF LABOUR
Togara Muzanenhamo
At first the stubborn growth resists him, till each stroke
is fluently flung to clear the
...
IN THE PARLOUR
Martin Mooney
‘Every connection is a revelation.
People I pierced and tethered secretly
always dreaded the
...
IN THE READING ROOM
Gillian Clarke
You scan the stream, silver-eyed as a heron
searching the surface for what might betray
a
...
IN THE SMALL HOURS
Peter Boyle
It’s three am in the morning
of a day you won’t enter for so many hours.
Where you are
...
IN THE THEATRE
Dannie Abse
Sister saying - ‘Soon you'll be back in the ward,’
sister thinking -
...
IN THE WILDERNESS
Charles Mungoshi
The torrid silence of the October sun.
Miles upon miles and miles of burnt-out plains....
IN THIS ORDER
Laura Kasischke
A tail, a torso, a tiny face. A longing, a journey, a deep belief. A spawning, a fissioning,
...
IN TRANSIT
E.V. Ramakrishnan
I hold on to your words like a child lost in transit,
The gestures of bodies invisibly marked
...
IN ULTIMO
Pam Brown
leaving nature’s
barbarism (spider
in a glove) behind
me I enter my
paved city
...
IN YOUR HONOR
Arthur Sze
In your honor, a man presents a sea bass
tied to a black-lacquered dish by green-spun
...
IN ZIJN HOOFD
Willem van Toorn
1

De akkers wit van rijp. Een zware geur van herfst.
Zijn oog plaatst tussen
...
INCHJOSTRU
Patrizia Gattaceca
Inchjostru sangue nostru


Sognu viaghju o segnu


Goccia à goccia
...
INCIDENTS OF TRAVEL IN POETRY
Frank Lima
We went to all those places where they restore sadness and joy
and call it art. We were
...
INCINTA, DICE IL TEST
Davide Rondoni
Non chiamarlo, viene
nella sua forza semilucente,
è già una parte del tuo sorriso
viene
...
INDEPENDENCE SONG
Chenjerai Hove
The coming was gold-ridden,
wealth that rinsed blood out of us.
Maybe we just
...
INDEPENDENT HOMELAND
Sudeep Sen
Bophuthatswana appears pock-marked,
      engulfed by the South
...
INDERDAAD
C. (Cornelis) Buddingh’ 
inderdaad: het zou fijn zijn
gedichten te schrijven
over (bijvoorbeeld):
...
INDOOR GLIDER: A MINIATURE
Ian McMillan
Shadow of wings
Falls over settee
So this isn’t a hut
Or a tent. This be...
INDOORS THE SOUP
Karinna Alves Gulias
standing

The dust waiting in the backstage
All friends gather outside in
...
INDRINGSTER
Eva Cox
Op een dag zat zij aan tafel. Zij rook vreemd en ik kende haar niet. Zij zat daar als een
...
INDULI KA XAKEKA!—ENYUKWA NGU NTU!!
Nontsizi Mgqwetho
Bona ke! Namhlanje ndifun’uqondile
Mfondini wakuti nantso intlekele
Make uzibuze wozu
...
INEPUISABLE
Hédi Kaddour
On commence avec aubier entre syntaxe et
Saules pleureurs, mais les mots savent le monde...
INFANCIA
José Asunción Silva

...
INFANCIA
Nicolás Suescún
El mar inmenso, azul,
profunda tumba de piratas y tesoros,
estaba allá muy lejos, ...
INFÂNCIA
Carlos de Oliveira
Sonhos
enormes como cedros
que é preciso
trazer de longe
aos ombros
para achar
no
...
INFANCIA
Gustavo Adolfo Garcés
La infancia
regresa en silencio

siento que me aprietan
las manos de mi
...
INFINITIV
Zvonko Maković
Kad se stvari pomaknu,
ostanu samo sjene.
Šutnja iz prinude,
hladan zrak. ...
INGANG
C.B. Vaandrager
‘Wie bent u?’
Zal je gezeg
...
INGOMA YAKHO EYANGIVUSAYO
Mazisi Kunene
O mntakwethu kwathi uma ngiphaphama
Ngaphaphamela phezu kwezinkondlo zakho
Ngavukela
...
INGREDIENZIEN DER SCHLAFLOSIGKEIT
Uwe Kolbe
Es war diese Mücke, ich hab sie gehört.
Und es war – wuchs da nicht Gras
zwischen
...
INGXOXO YO MGINWA KU MAGQOBOKA!
Nontsizi Mgqwetho
Zip’ intombi zenu Izwi liyintoni.
Zigqibe lomhlaba zifuna ukwenda ...
INHERITANCE
Philip Levine
A rectangular Bulova, my Zadie
called a dress watch, I wore it for years,
and though it
...
INHERITANCE
Nicolette Stasko
I dreamt
last night
of dying

my daughter
moved around
my
...
INNA RÓŻA
Justyna Bargielska
Urodziłam niesamowicie piękną córkę, jej zęby,
jej włosy są jak z Pieśni nad
...
INNER THOUGHTS
Barbra Breeze Anderson
Where the mountain climbs
Nations rise up in defiance
And monuments are erected;...
INNINGS
C.K. Williams
somebody keeps track of how many times
I make love don’t you god don’t you?
and how
...
INONGOVA, “YES, YES”
Chirikure Chirikure
Kubasa, muswere wose inongova “Yes, yes”.
Ndiwo mutauro wemuhofisi!

Kumba, mhuri yose
...
INSIDE AND OUTSIDE HOUSES
Jill Jones
To move slowly at the bench
and cupboards of a lit-up kitchen,
to watch a woman do
...
INSIEME
Paolo Ruffilli
Insieme. Tenendosi piano
sul corpo svelato
al tatto, al gusto
   
...
INSOMNIA 3
Bernard Dewulf
(Liefste)
Hoe vallen wij samen. De nacht maakt veel lichamen
en er is er maar één. Ik
...
INSTANTANEA
Liana Mejía
Pensamientos de arena
se diluyen
bajo este sopor del mediodía.

El ruido
...
INSTANTE
Carlos de Oliveira
Esta coluna
de sílabas mais firmes,
esta chama
no vértice das
...
INSTRUKSER FRA TILFELDIGHETEN
Cecilie Løveid
Sengen er fylt med sementstøv
Vi drømmer om forandring

Stolen er dekket av
...
INSULINDESTRAAT
C.B. Vaandrager
Vannag?
Pleen rotturdams en nog (Pietje)
presies ook… gotjodelehijn, motje...
INTELLECTUAL PERVERTS
Peter Minter
The lines line up & nothing happens.
What was that about ‘affect’, your attitude
...
INTELLIGENCE
Maurice Riordan
Foliage appears in the yellow spectrum,
metal in the blue. These greens here
are
...
INTEMPERIE
Amparo Osorio
Lluvia:
unge mi piel
lava mis ojos.

Se abre mi noche
para ti. ...
INTERCIDADES
Margarida Vale de Gato
galopamos pelas costas dos montes no interior
da terra a comer eucaliptos a comer os entulhos
...
INTEREST RATES
Gig Ryan
1.

“I used to be like you, full of icey self-regard
but life monotonously catches up and
...
INTERHAMWE
Steve Ely
The werewolf seems more were than wolf.
He’s a nice guy, plausible. He’s a
...
INTERIOR OF THE OUDE KERK, DELFT, WITH OPEN GRAVE
Linda Gregerson
And you, friend, in a footnote, thanked ...
INTERLUDE
Ruby Robinson
During the interlude, nothing is found or figured out. Minds unhitch
orbit-less. Eyes forget
...
INTERNATIONAL
Katherine Gallagher
I take my countries as they come,
fall in beside other travellers
lifting their lives
...
INTERNATIONAL CITIZEN
Paul Casey
The eyes are passports
as the eyes of wildcats bright beneath the moon
that say, we are
...
INTERSPERSED
Jill Jones
Night’s sheet
weighs heavy
bearing the safety
of sleep
troubles us less
with
...
INTERVENIR (FRAGMENTO)
Dolores Dorantes
No me terminas nunca: una torre

ACÁBAME

cielo
...
INTERVENTION ALLIES
Ali Cobby Eckermann
When john howard said
let’s have an intervention
the women shouted yes!

we’re
...
INTERVENTION PAYBACK
Ali Cobby Eckermann
I love my wife     she right skin for me     pretty one my
...
INTIMACY
John Montague
“Mother, mother,” I whisper,
over the years we had won
to a sweet intimacy together.
...
INTIMNA LIRIKA
Slavko Jendričko
Kada sam prvi put pobjegao od kuće
ispod jastuka zakopala si klicu smrti
i iznijela
...
ÍNTIMO TRAZO
Amparo Osorio
Como un exilio
en el lugar del nunca,
alguien desnudo habitará la estrella. ...
INTOLERANCIAS
Andrea Cote
No es lo mismo decir que yo perdono
la larga espera,
la quietud,
la pesadumbre,
la
...
INTRODUCTION
Freedom T.V. Nyamubaya
Now that I have put my gun down
For almost obvious reasons
The enemy is still here
...
INUTILIDAD DEL OFICIO
Federico Díaz-Granados
Cuánto se ha sacrificado para escribir estas líneas
cuántos pesares y melancolías
para
...
INVENTARIO DELLE CARNI PERDUTE
Andrea Inglese
Carni da squalo al palo della Cuccagna,
al patibolo di salcicce e cinghiari
su trampoli
...
INVENTARIO DELL’ARIA
Andrea Inglese
Nevica ora polline e luccica come manna
in alpe d’ocra incendiata, nevica
controluce albumi
...
INVISIBLE HORSES
Dave Lordan
You rode by every day on one of your invisible horses
making your way to school or home from
...
INVOCACIÓN
Juan Diego Tamayo
Vuelvo al antiguo paisaje
de mis visiones

Al sacramento de la verdad
extendido
...
INVOCACION A LA LLUVIA
Armando Romero
Dime si empieza a llover
Y una gota grande como un sol se desprende
Viniendo desde esa mano
...
IOWA WIND
Charles Mungoshi
freezing cold night
only the continuous
eerie screech-buzz whistling
of the wind
...
IPHI INKOSI U MZILIKAZI
Albert Nyathi
Bayethe
Wena weZulu
Ndabezitha
UMzilikazi kaMatshobana
Utshobatshoba
...
IPOH
Adam Aitken
You feel that way sometimes – peeling
flakes of undercoat on a condemned row of shop
...
IQABUNGA LOMLINGO
Mazisi Kunene
Ngenziwa nguwe ukuba ngingaphezi
Wena okhulumela kimi
Wena ongihlaba ngophawu olubi...
IRAN
Ali Alizadeh
I cringe (or is it shiver?)
every time I hear the word

motherland. I’d like to
...
IRINA
Claudiu Komartin
Îmi amintesc o casă de cărămidă
şi o alee lungă, coborând către o curte
...
IRISH ELK
Catherine Phil MacCarthy
Giant antlers shine at night
diamond, sapphire, branch
 
in a
...
IRRGARTEN
Willem van Toorn
‘Als u hier wilt ontsnappen aan de dood,
gast, hoveling, denk dan voor u begint
aan
...
IS DAT WEL IETS
Paul Bogaert
Hij smijt haar op het bed, dat moet,
die coltrui moet uit,
de rest ook, een scheur is
...
IŠ KAULŲ LIGOS ISTORIJOS
Eugenijus Ališanka
šešis šimtus metų skaudėjo kaulus viduramžiais tampė juos ilgino pagal gotikinio
...
IS THIS?
Andy Quan
Is this somebody you could trust with your life?
Somebody you could trust? Who you’d leave
...
IŠčEKIVANJE BEZ NEKE SVRHE, KAO I BEZ NADE
Sanjin Sorel
na pomolu još ništa prazno
možda se što dogodi
samo što nije
kada će gdje
...
ISELA
Bongekile Joyce Mbanjwa
Lashintsh’izulu
Lagqunqa laba mnyama suce
Lahloma kwaxhuphuzel’isisu
Ngantanta
...
ISFAHAN
Martin Harrison
That half-open amber eye fixed on you,
the woman in the kitchen half turning to you —...
ISICWANINGO; NGO1977
Jerry Zondo
“Ngidinga uMoya wenhliziyokazi engaphansi komkhathi wezwekazi leAfurika.”
Ngidabula indle
...
ISLAND SONG
John Glenday
I cannot see my mother’s face;
no longer know my father’s name.
It’s the forgetting of
...
ISLANDS
Yusef Komunyakaa
An island is one great eye
    gazing out, a beckoning lighthouse,...
ISLAS DEL SUR
Veronica Jimenez
En una cabaña, orilla de los rápidos del Baker, el hombre
dejó su
...
ISLAY
Polly Clark
Thirty years ago, I’m sure you lifted
your eyes from her shore, and your gaze
drifted to
...
IŠMALDA
Sigitas Parulskis
tris kartus nedaviau išmaldos:
    1. Kurfurstendamm alėjoje...
ISTANBUL
Maria Barnas
De stromende mannen de meanderende vrouwen
en de opspattende kinderen zijn als in een droom
...
IT DENOTES
Julius Chingono
If you walk by
And find me,
Lying on my side, curled
Like a comma
On a street
...
IT FOLLOWS
Kate Lilley
Resentment starts to go backwards in search of a new hermeneutic
the appointment slipped your
...
IT INCLUDES THE BUTTERFLY AND THE RAT, THE SHIT
Marianne Boruch
It includes the butterfly and the rat, the shit
drying to chalk, trees
falling at an
...
IT MAKES
Gieve Patel



It makes sense not
to have the body
seamless,
hermetically sealed,
...
IT TAKES A MAN
Ian Pindar
It takes a man in all he might be
heavy twisted rope of consequence
of no consequence...
IT WAS A BICHON FRISÉ'S LIFE . . .
Ange Mlinko
Louisiana skies paddle north nodding hello to some exiles
displaced by floodwaters so we all
...
IT WAS ABOUT TIME
Stephen Gray
The blues, the blues is yours in mine
Shot at in your BM I couldn’t afford
Fought those
...
ITACA
Margarita Cardona
Frente al mar
Rápido de alas
Siento la llegada de la música
Inicial
En un
...
ITHACA
Anand Thakore
So we were to go there together..........our heads dizzy with ouzo,
Lulled asleep by the
...
ITINERANT
Katherine Gallagher
Polishing my square-toed brogues,
I think about journey, that measure
of breaking out of
...
IT'S OUR DANCE
Brendan Cleary
Every Sunday
I play Nina Simone’s
‘My baby just cares for me’...
IT’S ALL IN MY HANDS
Saroop Dhruv

...
IT’S NOT AN EXACT SCIENCE
Michelle Green
It’s a put your hands over your ears...
IT’S TIME TO FIND A PLACE
Eunice de Souza
It’s time to find a place
to be silent with each other.
I have prattled endlessly
in
...
IV
Antonella Anedda
Correva verso un rifugio, si proteggeva la testa.
Apparteneva a un’immagine stanca
non
...
IV
Slađan Lipovec

u ovom se gradu tjeskoba
odbija od šupljikavih zidova noću
ulice se uvijaju u
...
IV
Anneke Brassinga
De lucht bewaart onze bewegingen,
roert orkaan
uit die ene adem, je laatste.
...
IV. CHARGING SHADOW
Togara Muzanenhamo
Always this dream, the immortal flick of wind, the dark sediment caking our mouths. Always
...
IX
Santiago Mutis Durán
No fuiste uno de esos niños que matan pájaros
no te gustaba sentir la pedrada
rompiendo el
...
IX
Alberto Vélez
Toda desnudez es naufragio:
Abandonas tierra firme y caes en un país sin límites.
El otro
...
IZGUBLJENIM POLOVICAMA (NASILNO PREKINUTA PJESMA)
Marko Pogačar
Kada su željezni ždralovi bacili posljednju nuklearnu elektranu na grad
tvoje se origami srce
...
IZIBONGO ZIKA LOBENGULA KAMZILIKAZI KAMATSHOBANA
Ndebele Praise Poetry
Ngwalongwalo kaMatshobana!
Watshonaphi, Mzac'omnyama
Otshay'izinkomo lamadoda....
IZIBONGO ZIKAMZILIKAZI KAMATSHOBANA
Ndebele Praise Poetry
Bayethe!  Hlabezulu!
Untonga yabuy' ebusweni bukaTshaka.
Utshobatshoba
...
IZINKONDLO ZEMILILO
Mazisi Kunene
Ngizokulandela wena uze ushone emgodini
Uze ushone lapho ufihle khona izinkondlo zakho...
IZORORO RAMAGAMBA NHAI?
Chirikure Chirikure
Izororo ramagamba,
Kuremekedza vaya,
Vakaisa nyika mberi,
Upenyu hwavo
...
I’LL NEVER BE YOUR MAGGIE MAY
Albertina Soepboer
Sleatswetter by it bytfabryk, wytljocht
at ik moarns wekker waard en it seach.

De romten
...
I’M HAVING SEX WHILE EVERYONE IS DYING
Nadine Botha
The smell of your sweet accidental
sweat my fingers on cold
latex bounded for the top...
I’VE BEEN KISSED
Yumlembam Ibomcha Singh

...
I’VE BEEN WAITING FOR FUNDING SO LONG
Shamshad Khan
my performance idea
for a motorised-mini skirt with automatic cold weather reflex
has
...
 
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